ZDI-11-106: Novell Netware NWFTPD.NLM DELE Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2011-03-23T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:25980
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-03-23T00:00:00

Description

ZDI-11-106: Novell Netware NWFTPD.NLM DELE Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-106

March 18, 2011

-- CVE ID: CVE-2010-4228

-- CVSS: 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors: Novell

-- Affected Products: Novell Netware

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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell Netware. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The flaw exists within NWFTPD.NLM. When handling the argument provided to the DELE command the application copies user supplied data to a fixed length stack buffer. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the super user.

-- Vendor Response: Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=Ax6AbxwGLTs~

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2010-09-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2011-03-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Francis Provencher for Protek Research Lab's

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